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[…] In short, Roots is a collaborative inviting audio-visual experience where users use their fingers to create branching vines that trigger sounds. Using multi-touch finger interaction and fiducials (tangible objects), the user(s) are able to make music either completely generatively, semi-random by setting up generative systems/rules for the environment, or completely trigger-based following finger movement. For more information see “What is Roots?” […]
New Table + Roots & Minitek + Arduinome « Brick said this on August 6, 2008 at 9:50 pm | Reply
Brick » New Table + Roots & Minitek + Arduinome said this on October 21, 2008 at 3:29 am | Reply
why is there no sound from roots in the videos? that would be nice to hear as well as see 🙂
interesting concept btw!
scape said this on November 22, 2008 at 2:45 pm | Reply
The videos above were promotional and pre-releases before the intended premier of Roots at Minitek Festival 2008 in New York. We kept the audio a surprise until the festival, however, do to logistical mixups in shipping (one of our packages getting stuck at UPS! ) we were unable to premier Roots at minitek… we do have a video on our vimeo page (vimeo.com/bricktable) titled Musical Applications for Multi-Touch interfaces which has a few short clips of Roots with audio!
Jordan Hochenbaum said this on November 22, 2008 at 10:56 pm | Reply
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Processing 1.0 - Hack a Day said this on November 25, 2008 at 8:33 pm | Reply
it’s like “reactable” but more cool
sagas said this on November 26, 2008 at 1:16 am | Reply
well! thank you for your generous compliments… We would just like to say none of what we are doing would be possible if NOT for the reactable and that we love the reactable–the fact that it does what it does so well has allowed us to explore other avenues and approaches to musical touch/tangible interfaces
Jordan Hochenbaum said this on November 26, 2008 at 2:34 am | Reply
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[…] For more information on how Roots works, please see What is Roots? […]
Create Digital Music » Spaces and Roots: Manipulating Sound with Processing + Touch, Tangible Interfaces said this on November 26, 2008 at 4:36 am | Reply
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Muzyka » Blog Archive » Spaces and Roots: Manipulating Sound with Processing + Touch, Tangible Interfaces said this on November 27, 2008 at 7:55 am | Reply
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that spaces app for your mt is fantastic. i’m impressed with how smooth it is on the audio synthesis. does it utilize any preexisting samples, or are they generated?
scape said this on December 5, 2008 at 1:06 pm | Reply
All of the Spaces audio / synthesis is done in real-time. We are using a variety of *modified* Reaktor ensembles and effects. In fact, all but one of the instruments we control in the Spaces video are non-sampled based. The one instrument that does use a sample is the percussive/clicky sound you hear in the video– however, the original sample is heavily mangled, granularized and morphed in other ways, in realtime by the performer. The computer runs pretty hot, however, we’ve been running all of this, AND our Processing GUI / data parser, and our tracking software all run off 1 15″ MacBook Pro (last generation) with no problems.
Jordan Hochenbaum said this on December 5, 2008 at 5:39 pm | Reply
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bringing innovation to finance and beyond :: Combining Processing with Multitouch Surface :: December :: 2008 said this on December 17, 2008 at 10:13 am | Reply
Is the react-table an existing technology, or did you guys do all this from scratch? Is it true touch-sensitive surface or video parsing? Nice work. I look forward to a world-class series of table slams….
zeitguy said this on December 24, 2008 at 3:24 pm | Reply
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Daniel said this on February 4, 2009 at 2:49 am | Reply
this is freaking cool!!! just the image makes me happy.
micah said this on March 30, 2009 at 4:16 pm | Reply
Really sweet. i haven’t something this creative in a while!
west said this on March 30, 2009 at 4:21 pm | Reply
thanks a lot for your support!
Jordan Hochenbaum said this on March 30, 2009 at 7:14 pm | Reply
what does it take to be a genius of this level? 😐
farrah said this on April 4, 2009 at 9:34 pm | Reply
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